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Lone Ranger Coming to Town
Houston County Courier - June 2008
America's favorite legend brings law and order to the plains of Texas at the Texas state Railroad this June.
This three-day special event will take place Friday-Sunday, June 20-22 at the Texas State Railroad Rusk Depot.
During the ride, the lone Ranger and his faithful companion Tonto will save the train from outlaws who intend to rob the baggage car that is carrying a shipment of gold.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Lone Ranger.
Those attending will have the opportunity to meet the masked rider and Tonto and experience a full day of fun.
There will be an array of cowboy and western activities at the depot for people of all ages.
Event s will include live musical entertainment, old west cowboy roping demonstrations, games, original episodes of the Lone Ranger playing in the theatre, a Lone Ranger look-a-like contest and much more.
Event times for Saturday and Sunday are 9:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 2:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Tickets are $18 for children ages 2-11 and $29 for adults. For reservations call (888) 987-2461 for additional information visit www.TexasStateRR.com.